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Someone Asked Straight Guys “What’s The Most Intimate Moment They Had With Another Guy” And This Answer Is The Best
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Someone Asked Straight Guys “What’s The Most Intimate Moment They Had With Another Guy” And This Answer Is The Best

Bromance is usually something you have to experience in order to understand it. But the bond between these two guys was so strong, reading about it alone sends shivers down your spine. Recently, someone posted a question on reddit, saying “Straight guys of Reddit, what’s the most intimate moment you had with another guy?” The thread has been upvoted by nearly 35,000 people and received a lot of heartwarming responses, but this reply in particular stood out from the rest.

“First day of sophomore year (this is 1995), I was in biology 2 and a kid in a motorized wheelchair came in with the principal,” Russell Baltes told Bored Panda. “I sat alphabetically first in class and that was the place that the wheelchair fit. We were introduced and I was charged with helping him with his books and papers and whatever he needed. I was happy to oblige, especially when I saw he had a Thrasher Magazine in with his folders, had a Guided By Voices sticker on his chair, and wore tiger striped Vans…but this dude was mis-er-ab-le.”

“Within the first couple of months, we bonded over our shared fears and our exclusive love of Wu Tang,” Russell added. “I’d see him have to go out back to where the buses waited and his mom loaded him up and strapped him into their hilariously giant old handicap van in front of everyone. One day I thought that it might go quicker with two sets of hands and I ran out to offer assistance. His mom basically tackled me and made me come over for dinner.”

The crazy thing was that they never talked about Ben’s condition. Ever. “His mom told me it was Duschenes Muscular Dystrophy and that Ben had been in a chair since he was about 8 [or] 9. So I had to do research on my own. It was terrible. I found out that it’s basically a slow-burning ALS that shuts down the functions of muscles throughout the body with a life expectancy of about 18 <…>. So at 16-17, I had a vision of him turning into a puddle of flesh in a year or so and I was always scared.”

Thankfully, the guys got 10 more years. “After graduating high school, I went off to Bowling Green and he went to Wright State in Dayton where his family moved back to,” Russell said. “Big shouts to Wright State for being a fully accessible campus, by the way. We’d talk all the time and his dad would drive Ben up to hang out with me and my friends where we did all the dumb, illegal stuff that undergrads do.”

“After college, I moved back to Dayton and moved in with family for a year or so when Ben started to slide downhill a bit. I cherish that time so much, and actually, continue to feel remorse for moving to Columbus about a year and a half before he passed.”

“I met someone and I wanted to try to start a life. Natural wants for a mid-twenties dude. I was still over at their house as much as I could be, but I could tell ‘it’ was coming.”

Scroll down to read the about the end of this beautiful friendship and tells us your thoughts in the comments.

Bromance is usually something you have to experience in order to understand it, but some are so strong, just reading about them sends shivers down your spine

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Ladies and Gentlemen
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3 years ago

What a beautiful post, kind of rare now days on BP. I wish it was an open thread and everyone can contribute there own experience. I am sure this amazing little BP family has loads of heart-warming stories.

Daria B
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3 years ago

Sounds like an idea! Hey, admins! Would you do an article as suggested by Ladies and Gentlemen, please? ♥

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MEB
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3 years ago

Any day now, I'll be giving birth to a baby boy. I hope that, as his mother, I'll be able to teach him not to fear intimacy in his relationships.

Theemuts
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3 years ago

Bless you!

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junk junk
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3 years ago

poor boys and men! it shouldn't be special to have such moments with your closest people-it should be normal! As a female I have held my friends hands in the sunset, cried for hours while they fed me chocolate and showered me with hugs and kisses, fallen asleep while holding hands, told them that I love them and that they are my extended family and my second home. I don't think that having tits is giving me a special ability to enjoy these moments - somehow a part of society still seems to think so. And I hope to soon live in a world where that sad guy in the metro knows that he will be getting a hug from his buddies that will make him feel so loved that he realizes that his current problems are not so bad after all.

Mohamed Silmi
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3 years ago

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Vicky Zar No thanks, I'm married, I only have sex with my wife (not a judgment.. just stating a fact)

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Ladies and Gentlemen
Community Member
3 years ago

What a beautiful post, kind of rare now days on BP. I wish it was an open thread and everyone can contribute there own experience. I am sure this amazing little BP family has loads of heart-warming stories.

Daria B
Community Member
3 years ago

Sounds like an idea! Hey, admins! Would you do an article as suggested by Ladies and Gentlemen, please? ♥

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MEB
Community Member
3 years ago

Any day now, I'll be giving birth to a baby boy. I hope that, as his mother, I'll be able to teach him not to fear intimacy in his relationships.

Theemuts
Community Member
3 years ago

Bless you!

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junk junk
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3 years ago

poor boys and men! it shouldn't be special to have such moments with your closest people-it should be normal! As a female I have held my friends hands in the sunset, cried for hours while they fed me chocolate and showered me with hugs and kisses, fallen asleep while holding hands, told them that I love them and that they are my extended family and my second home. I don't think that having tits is giving me a special ability to enjoy these moments - somehow a part of society still seems to think so. And I hope to soon live in a world where that sad guy in the metro knows that he will be getting a hug from his buddies that will make him feel so loved that he realizes that his current problems are not so bad after all.

Mohamed Silmi
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3 years ago

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Vicky Zar No thanks, I'm married, I only have sex with my wife (not a judgment.. just stating a fact)

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